It is important to understand that employers hire people, not degrees. The skills and knowledge you develop as a result of your education, as well as in your work and community activities, have the greatest impact on hiring decisions. Listed below are some specific knowledge and transferable skills you will acquire as a result of your university education and your focus on Mathematics.
Specific Knowledge Skills
Valuable Transferable Skills
Information-gathering and Communication Skills
Thinking, Planning and Organizational Skills
Teamwork and Management Skills
Career Options (Samples Only. Additional education, training or experience may be required.)
Air Traffic Controller
Artificial Intelligence Researcher
Data Control Administrator
Financial Awards Officer
Market Research Analyst
Medical Records Technician
Operations Research Analyst
Public Health Statistician
Risk Management Analyst
Securities Analyst/ Broker
Systems Level Designer
Computer Software Developers
Data Management Companies
Canadian Mathematical Society - cms.math.ca
Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society - caims.ca
Canadian Institute of Actuaries - actuaries.ca
Be An Actuary - BeAnActuary.org
Association for Women in Mathematics - awm-math.org
Math Jobs - math-jobs.com
Statistical Society of Canada - ssc.ca
Canadian Securities Institute - csi.ca
Canadian Security Traders Association, Inc. canadiansta.org
Are you interested in learning first hand about the careers our alumni have successfully pursued? Connect with Laurier alumni through the Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) program. Participating alumni represent a variety of disciplines, careers and industries.
In addition, the Career Centre has compiled Career Profiles from Laurier alumni. Read about their career paths and how their experiences have led them to their current roles.
This resource is available at the Career Resource Centre.